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‘Bring Humanity Back to Burien’ chant demonstrators during Friday march

‘Bring Humanity Back to Burien’ chant demonstrators during Friday march

Story by Jack Mayne Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer Chanting “stand fast and fight” and brandishing printed and scrawled signs proclaiming “People Matter” and “Bring Human Rights Back... [Read more]

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

All are invited to Lakeview Park at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3 to celebrate the 143rd anniversary of Arbor Day and also acknowledge the City of Burien’s 14th year as a member of Tree City USA. A... [Read more]

Volunteer Chore Services seeking Volunteers to help with local chores

Volunteer Chore Services seeking Volunteers to help with local chores

Volunteer Chore Services is looking for volunteers to assist with “chores” for low income seniors and the disabled in King County. Volunteering includes help with housework, yard care, minor home repair,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, On March 26, Highline Schools... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Fabulous 4-BD Normandy Park home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Fabulous 4-BD Normandy Park home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for Sunday, March 29 – is a fabulous Normandy Park 4 (or 5) bedroom, 5 bath home on near 1/2 acre property! This... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding suspect wanted for SeaTac shooting

Police seeking public’s help finding suspect wanted for SeaTac shooting

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police are seeking the public’s help finding Robert Leroy Studer (pictured above), wanted for shooting a man to death in SeaTac, and considered armed and dangerous. Studer... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Making sense of the ‘Great Greenhouse Grant Application Caper’

ANALYSIS: Making sense of the ‘Great Greenhouse Grant Application Caper’

The Bel-R Greenhouses are located at 12415 5th Place SW in Burien. by Jack Mayne Spending money is always of great concern to Burien taxpayers, especially when the city simply does not have a lot of available... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Kayak Bar & Grill will be taking over old CC’s Lounge space

B-TOWN BIZ: Kayak Bar & Grill will be taking over old CC’s Lounge space

The B-Town Blog has confirmed that Kayak Bar & Grill – formerly located at the Normandy Park Towne Center – will be taking over the old CC’s Lounge bar/restaurant at 635 SW 152nd Street. When... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Garage Sale in Woodmont Beach neighborhood this Friday and Saturday!

Garage Sale in Woodmont Beach neighborhood this Friday and Saturday!

A big Garage Sale will be held in the Woodmont Beach neighborhood of Des Moines this Friday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three friends are downsizing,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28!

Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is hosting an informative talk, titled “Put Life Back Into Your Soil” this Saturday, March 28, in Des Moines. The presentation will... [Read more]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: Have you got your costume ready yet? The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be a week from tonight – Wednesday, April 1 (April Fool’s Day) – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4, starting at 3pm. They will have two areas – younger children and older children – and following the egg... [Read more]

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Last Thursday (March 19), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2015 Gold Star Awards at their annual Gold Star Awards BASH! at the Technology Access Foundation in White Center. District... [Read more]

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

A large, black-and-white cat named ‘Mittens’ is missing from near 30th and Standring in Burien’s Shorewood neighborhood: ‘Mittens’ is a long-haired, mostly black cat with... [Read more]

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

Burien Bites – one of Burien’s most delectable events of the year – is returning on Thursday, April 9, from 5 – 9 p.m.! The event will be held at HomeTask, located at 611 SW 152nd Street. SCHEDULE: 5... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission announced the dates of their 16th annual Arts Festival as Saturday May 2 and Sunday... [Read more]

UPDATE: Thursday’s ‘Foodshed Project’ meeting has been CANCELLED

UPDATE: Thursday’s ‘Foodshed Project’ meeting has been CANCELLED

UPDATE March 24, 2015: This event has been cancelled. If it is re-scheduled, we’ll do a new post. The third Conversation for the Burien Foodshed Project will be Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m. at... [Read more]

New Community Shuttle – to replace Route 139 – to begin in Burien June 8

New Community Shuttle – to replace Route 139 – to begin in Burien June 8

Beginning June 8, a new Burien community shuttle – intended to replace the discontinued Route 139 – will provide weekday service approximately every 30 minutes on a one-way clockwise loop serving Seahurst,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Stuart Steadman named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President’s Circle

Stuart Steadman named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President’s Circle

Stuart Steadman – of Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest – has been named to the prestigious President’s Circle for 2014 by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. The award recognizes... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: ‘April Pools Day’ is coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18, from 1 – 3 p.m., and all are invited! For more info, read the full story here.  Read More →

Next presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday night

Next presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday night

Photo by Francis Zera | zeraphoto.com The presentation by Sea-Tac Airport staff will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at the SeaTac City Council meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. in the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Photos courtesy Discover Burien.   The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction – held last Friday, March 20 – raised over $20,000 – almost 25% more than what was raised last year. “Discover... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual Recital – which is FREE – will be Monday, March 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This free, open concert is a public performance where... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly Comedy Night this Thursday, March 26, with two shows – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headlining will be Kortney Shane Williams, featuring Billy... [Read more]

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that Shorebrook Drive SW – about a block east of The Cove Community Club – was closed around 7:20 p.m. Saturday night (March 21) between Marine View... [Read more]